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Guilty plea for violent rape

Guilty plea for violent rape

| 30/08/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Andre Antonio Chase (23) pleaded guilty to rape and aggravated burglary after learning that his sentence is likely to be at least twelve years. Before the scheduled trial began Monday morning, Chase’s attorney applied for a goodyear hearing to request an indication of the likely maximum sentence if he pled guilty. After noting the […]

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Seven more drug conspiracy suspects face charges

Seven more drug conspiracy suspects face charges

| 29/08/2016

(CNS): A drug case which involved a total of nine people allegedly involved in selling cocaine saw another two of the gang admit to conspiracy to supply the drug on Friday, when seven more of the suspects appeared in Grand Court. While two more suspects remain in discussions with the prosecution over the charges, another […]

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Immigration officer will be suspended

Immigration officer will be suspended

| 27/08/2016 | 75 Comments

(CNS): With the news this week that an unidentified senior immigration officer was arrested after a police raid that turned up a gun, drugs and an illegal immigrant, the home affairs ministry has confirmed that the woman will be placed on required leave. No one has been charged yet but five people were arrested, including […]

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Tourist mugged by cyclist in George Town

Tourist mugged by cyclist in George Town

| 27/08/2016 | 71 Comments

(CNS): A woman visiting the Cayman Islands was attacked Friday night on the street near to Sunset House by a man on a bicycle. Police received the report yesterday evening at about 9.20pm from the victim, who said she was robbed as she walked along South Church Street in George Town. The 26-year-old tourist said she […]

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Cops get on their bikes to get back into community

Cops get on their bikes to get back into community

| 27/08/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Police bicycle patrols around Grand Cayman have been redeployed as part of the RCIPS’ goal to enhance the its neighbourhood policing strategy and increase community engagement. Police officers from the neighbourhood policing department got back on their bikes on 17 August and since then, they have been out daily at different times in different […]

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Free men jailed as CICA orders retrial in gun case

Free men jailed as CICA orders retrial in gun case

| 26/08/2016

(CNS): Two local men who walked free from court last year when a judge threw out serious firearms charges against them were remanded in custody Friday, after the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ordered a retrial following a successful appeal by the crown that the case should have gone to the jury. Walter McLaughlin and Keith […]

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Street dealer jailed for 6.5 years

Street dealer jailed for 6.5 years

| 26/08/2016 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Alex Adrian Ebanks (25) was jailed for six and a half years Thursday after he admitted a catalogue of drug related charges and street level dealing of cocaine. Ebanks was arrested last summer after a raid at his home in George Town, where police found over 100 grams of coke, several ounces of ganja […]

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Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): In a flurry of firearm-related arrests and charges over the last two weeks, the police have rounded up another suspect gunman, who was charged today in connection with a modified flare gun. The 22-year-old man from East End has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and was expected to appear in court […]

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East End man arrested over violent assault

East End man arrested over violent assault

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a serious and violent assault on a man, who underwent brain surgery and is currently in a coma as a result of severe head injuries sustained in the attack at the weekend. The 50-year-old victim was found […]

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Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): The police have arrested a female immigration officer and four others following a raid in Savannah Thursday morning, in which police recovered a gun, ammunition and drugs. The early morning bust was in connection with shots fired at a property in Omega Drive, Prospect, on Tuesday. Police said today’s 6am operation was conducted following “diligent […]

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Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): A 35-year-old man from Cayman Brac who works as a customs officer has been arrested for possession of an unlicensed firearm and is currently in police custody. Police said the man was arrested on Tuesday at around 1:30pm after the gun was found by Brac officers following a search at the man’s home. Officials […]

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